It is common knowledge that an individual who is disabled and unable to work may qualify for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) benefits. However, it is less often known that a disabled person’s family members could also be entitled to benefits. Are family members eligible for SSDI benefits? The Social Security Administration (SSA) understands that when a health-related problem… Read More
By Kenton Koszdin Law Office on September 20, 2022
In Disability Insurance
By Kenton Koszdin Law Office on August 30, 2022
When a person submits a social security disability (SSD) application, their first thought revolves around the time it would take for them to start receiving benefits. Sadly, there is no single correct answer. The Social Security Administration (SSA) application process takes its due course even though the time duration based on illness is specified in… Read More
By Kenton Koszdin Law Office on August 16, 2022
Heart diseases can happen anywhere and at any moment, even at work. Sadly, workers’ compensation may not always provide coverage for heart attacks at work. Knowing how workers’ compensation works and what kind of injuries are covered, it is extremely crucial given how quickly America’s workforce is aging.
By Kenton Koszdin Law Office on August 2, 2022
While you may seek medical attention for an injury or illness from a physician recommended by your employer (or its insurance company), know that you have the right to choose your own doctor for treatment if you want to qualify for workers’ compensation benefits. Knowing what to say (and what not to say) to a workers’ compensation doctor can help ensure injured workers protect their rights to compensation.
By Kenton Koszdin Law Office on July 19, 2022
Did you know if you are disabled and receiving Social Security Disability (SSD) benefits, your marital status does not impact your SSD payments? You will continue receiving SSD payments if you remain single or married.
By Kenton Koszdin Law Office on June 28, 2022
Knowing how much social security benefits you are entitled to is one thing, but knowing if you qualify at all is the first step in understanding your social security benefits. The Social Security Administration (SSA) has a certain criterion that individuals must meet in order to qualify for benefits. Here are some of their conditions.
By Kenton Koszdin Law Office on June 15, 2022
Any injury that occurs to an employee at the workplace almost certainly makes them eligible for workers’ compensation payments. Almost all employers are obligated by state law to have workers’ compensation insurance in place for their employees.
By Kenton Koszdin Law Office on May 30, 2022
What is SSDI? The Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) is a federal-run income benefits program that helps people with impairments. Benefits are granted to individuals who are unable to work for a year or more due to a disability, as per the Social Security Administration (SSA). Those who qualify get payments on a monthly basis. SSDI is… Read More
By Kenton Koszdin on May 16, 2022
Obtaining Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) benefits may be a time-consuming and unpleasant process. The vast majority of claimants are denied benefits at the outset of their applications, and it may take months, if not years, for a claimant to get the disability payments to which they are entitled. It is critical to approach the SSDI… Read More
By Kenton Koszdin on May 2, 2022
Workers’ compensation is a no-fault system i.e. benefits are paid regardless of who is to blame for the injury. The objective of this system is to make up for the difficulties and hardships that the wounded workers experience. Several injuries, however, are not covered by workers’ compensation.